ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Chaudhry Jafar Iqbal has asked the world to take notice of human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The Parliamentary Secretary, who represented Pakistan in "Istanbul Security Conference 2016," drew world's attention towards Indian brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir, stated a press release here Monday. The conference was organized by Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) in co-operation with National Defence and Security Institute (MSGE).
A large number of delegations from Turkey and abroad from defence and security circles, thinktanks and civil society representatives attended the conference. Themed "Changing Nature of State: Borders of Security," the conference was held in Istanbul from 2-4 November 2016. Chaudhry Jafar Iqbal also briefed the conference about Indian security forces' atrocities in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He also referred to continuous violations of the ceasefire by India on the Line of Control and Working Boundary.
Delivering a speech at the inaugural session of the conference, he spoke about changing regional security environment and border management. He also shared Pakistan's experience in responding to security challenges and evolving a national approach to security. He said Pakistan was fighting a decisive war against terrorism and highlighted that despite suffering enormous human and economic losses, Pakistani society had maintained its resilience.
He informed about the National Action Plan, which was evolved with the consensus of all the political parties. He said the ongoing successful military operation Zarb-e-Azb had achieved tremendous success against militancy. Chaudhry Jafar Iqbal, who was accompanied by Defence Attache Air Commodore Abbas Ghuman met with Minister for Economy of Afghanistan Abdul Sattar Murad as well as Chairman of TASAM S�leyman SENSOY and discussed matters of mutual interest.